| Feb 10, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Laguna Beach has something seductively sweet to offer this Valentine's Day.
Casey's Cupcakes, 303 Broadway, brought to you by former MTV "Laguna Beach" sweetheart and TV personality Casey Reinhardt, will host a grand opening celebration on Monday with...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 4:17 AM
Surprise your Valentine with either of these recipes for chocolate mousse, from Cumberland County's own Chef Donna Desfor.
Recipe: Fast 'n Easy White Chocolate Mousse Serves 4 to 6
This recipe is as simple as white chocolate melted in heavy cream. The...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Chocolate and camaraderie was in the air at Death by Chocolate Friday evening.
The 13th annual Death by Chocolate Gala and Auction, held at the Amity United Church of Christ in Meyersdale, set a new record by raising $3,447 so far for the Meyersdale...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 1:43 PM
In the world of bartenders, more than any other niche of the service industry, competitions are a regular occurrence.
There are competitions hosted in front of thousands to see who can best "Shake It Up!" at the annual Nightclub and Bar Show in Las...
| Jun 27, 2011
WHITE CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY LIME PIE
Graham Cracker Crust
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 tbls. granulated sugar
6 tbls. unsalted butter (melted)
4 egg yolks
1 can sweetened condensed milk (14 ounce can)
zest from one medium lime
1/2 cup lime...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 5:30 PM
Reporting from Hershey, Pa.--
After more than a century, the town that chocolate built still makes its namesake confection and remains a candy lover's nirvana.
Billed as the "Sweetest Place on Earth," the company town has grown over the last century...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 7:34 AM
SHAMROCK KRISPIE POPS
1/4 cup unsalted butter
40 large marshmallows
pinch of salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. almond extract
5 cups Rice Krispie Cereal
1 cup white chocolate chips
12-14 popsicle sticks
line a 9x13 baking pan with foil or...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 5:21 PM
A new chocolate shop, Verdun Fine Chocolates, has opened in Laguna Beach and the sweets hail from Lebanon.
When Hamoody Houdroge was a child in Lebanon, chocolate was part of his daily life.
As a friend of the Hamoush family, the owners of Verdun, he...
| Aug 15, 2011
PEACHES AND CREAM BUTTER COOKIES
3/4 cup unsalted butter (softened)
1 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
1/8 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 1/2 peaches, pit removed and diced ( one whole peach, half of one peach)...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 1:05 AM
English toffee and white chocolate blended with ice, milk and espresso
- From Red Rooster Coffee House
Kevin Bennett: This is good and all, but man, is it sweet - even for me.
Carrie Cole: This is way...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 9:44 AM
Blue Plate Catering
1061 W Van Buren
Spiced Pumpkin Jack-O-Lantern Cake Pops
Yield: Approximately 3 dozen cake pops (or 4 dozen mini cupcakes)
What you will need:
Any size cake pan or baking sheet
electric mixer or...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 2:06 PM
Bring us your best cookie and you might end up with a sweet reward.
The Herald-Mail's 20th annual Cookie Exchange contest will be held Monday, Dec. 5.
Tri-State residents are asked to share their best cookie recipes for a chance to win $100.